References for Paul Erdős

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  1. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9113151/Erdos-Paul

Books:

  1. A Baker, B Bollobás and A Hajnal (eds.), A tribute to Paul Erdős (Cambridge, 1990).
  2. P Hoffman, The man who loved only numbers (London, 1998).

Articles:

  1. D J Albers and G L Alexanderson (eds.), Mathematical People: Profiles and Interviews (Boston, 1985), 81-92.
  2. L Babai, In and out of Hungary: Paul Erdős, his friends, and times, Combinatorics, Paul Erdős is eighty, Bolyai Soc. Math. Stud. 2 (1996), 7-95.
  3. B Bollobás, Paul Erdős at seventy-five, Graph theory and combinatorics, Discrete Math. 75 (1989), 3-5.
  4. R Freud, Paul Erdős 80-a personal account, Period. Math. Hungar. 26 (2) (1993), 87-93.
  5. A Hajnal and V T Sós, Paul Erdős is seventy, J. Graph Theory 7 (4) (1983), 391-393.
  6. F Harary, In praise of Paul Erdős on his seventieth, J. Graph Theory 7 (4) (1983), 385-390.
  7. J-L Nicolas, Discours prononcé à l'occasion du doctorat honoris causa de l'Université de Limoges à Monsieur le Professeur Paul Erdős le 22 avril 1986, Gaz. Math. 33 (1987), 81-85.
  8. J Kelemen, On life, mathematics and calculators-an interview with Paul Erdős (Slovak), Pokroky Mat. Fyz. Astronom. 34 (1) (1989), 27-35.
  9. G Kolata, Paul Erdos, a Math Wayfarer at Field's Pinnacle, Dies at 83, New York Times 24 Sept, 1996.
  10. G B Kolata, Mathematician Paul Erdős: total devotion to the subject, Science 196 (4286) (1977), 144-145.
  11. List of publications of Paul Erdős, Combinatorica 3 (1983), 247-280.
  12. Obituary in The Times London, 25 Sept, 1996.
  13. R Rado, Erdős is seventy years old, Combinatorica 3 (1983), 3-4, 243-244.
  14. E G Straus, Paul Erdős at 70, Combinatorica 3 (1983), 245-246.
  15. M Sved, Paul Erdős-portrait of our new academician, Austral. Math. Soc. Gaz. 14 (3) (1987), 59-62.

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